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Snapdeal enables sellers to avail professional services


Snapdeal has launched a Professional Services Panel for its sellers, that will allow them access to services like tax registration, cataloguing, business consulting and photography, as well as outsource support for these services from Snapdeal verified providers.

Snapdeal’s sellers can shortlist verified providers based on location, rating and price range and rate these service providers after accessing their services. The company mentions that it prescreens all service providers for authenticity and quality in addition to being made aware of Snapdeal’s guidelines with respect to content photography and documentation. As of now, Snapdeal claims to list over 900 service providers from across the country.

Snapdeal has been increasingly working on improving its seller side of things. In September, it invested $100 million in Shopo, a zero commission mobile marketplace targeting small and medium businesses. Shopo was launched by Snapdeal in July and allows sellers to chat with their prospective customers and sell them products.

Janus launch: Last month, Snapdeal launched a platform called Janus, a multi channel platform which allows users to discover, buy, and get same day local delivery as well as value added services such as demos, installation, activation and returns at a store near them.

Snap Lite: Earlier this month, Snapdeal launched Snap Lite, a mobile version of its desktop site, which would apparently work across all browsers. The company claimed that Snap Lite was 85% faster than the original site and was specially designed for 2G users, since over a third of its sessions on mobile came from low speed connections.

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Snapdeal’s other investments: After raising $500 million in August, Snapdeal has invested in quite a few startups:

– In October, Snapdeal invested $20 million in logistics firm GoJavas to further enhance its supply chain and logistics. According to Snapdeal, GoJavas has been one of its ‘best performing’ last mile logistics partners, reducing Snapdeal’s delivery time by 24 hours in the last 6 months.

– In September, the company acquired the US-based programmatic display advertising platform Reduce Data for an undisclosed amount.

– The same month, Snapdeal participated in funding a $36 million round in the Gurgaon-based hyperlocal grocery service PepperTap.

Our Snapdeal coverage here.

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